Employment Opportunities


Priority Points

In accordance with the University's collective agreement with the McGill Course Lecturers' and Instructors' Union (MCLIU), a list of individuals who currently have priority points is below.

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Course Lecturers

Please note that given the current circumstances, courses will be taught remotely/online. The course lecturer will be required to prepare and deliver teaching material suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform [e.g., Zoom, WebEx] and the McGill MyCourses learning management system. Training and assistance on remote teaching is available through Teaching and Learning Services.

Winter 2021:

The Department Languages, Literatures and Cultures is looking for instructors to teach the following courses to be offered in the Winter 2021 academic term:

GERM 202D2 001 German Language, Beginners

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HISP 210D2 001 Spanish Language: Beginners

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HISP 220D2 001 Spanish Language: Intermediate

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ITAL 205D2 003 Italian for Beginners

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ITAL 205D2 004 Italian for Beginners

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ITAL 206 001 Beginners Italian Intensive

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ITAL 216 001 Intermediate Italian Intensive

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ITAL 477 001 Italian Cinema and Video

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LLCU 311 001 Digital Studies/Citizenry

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RUSS 211 003 Elementary Russian Language 2.

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In accordance with current guidelines, the stipend for the Winter 2021 term is $8,220 per 3 credit course. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Assessment of applicants will be based on previous teaching experience, higher degrees and pertinence of areas of specialization, experience of field research, quality of the course outline (for literature courses only; language courses will follow the syllabus established by the Department), and quality of the academic record.

Interested applicants are asked to complete the online application form, either from the McGill external career site or from the Employee Workday platform.  Applications will be ranked according to the collective agreement between McGill University and the MCLIU. Preference will be given to the qualified applicant with the most priority points. Please note that, external candidates, including former employees/students, must apply as an external McGill candidate, using their personal email address (i.e. non-McGill email).  The external career website is https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/mcgill_careers.

If you are an internal applicant (current employee), please apply through your Workday profile.  A curriculum vitae, a letter indicating teaching experience and areas of specialization, the MCLIU documents and two letters of recommendation are required from all applicants with the exception of Language, Literature and Cultures graduate students. Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to submit a brief course outline. Please clearly indicate the course number for which you are applying in the subject line.

MCLIU Application Form:

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Union Membership Form:

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The deadline to apply for these Winter 2021 positions is Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Teaching Assistants 


There are currently no employment opportunities in the department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.


TA and Course Lecturer Orientation Information

File TA and Course Lecturer Orientation Video

Dear Course Lecturers and TAs:

A warm welcome from the Faculty of Arts to the new academic year! Attached (please see bottom of message) is an orientation video--developed by the Associate Dean’s office for 2019-20--with current information on resources for teaching at McGill, along with information about people and offices to contact for support as you enter the teaching culture in the Faculty of Arts. Many thanks to our Faculty Advisor, Nellie Voudouris, for her coordination and expertise.

We’ve also attached PowerPoint slides keyed to the introduction to the video, so that you can read through the links and information easily on your own.

Should you have questions about this information or these presentations, please be in touch with the Associate Dean’s office/ Arts OASIS (the Office of Advising and Student Information Services) or with any of the services featured in the video: the Student Wellness Hub, the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), OSVRSE (Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support and Education), and the McGill Writing Centre.

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